As the beaches move westward, areas around Selbyville have become attractive as a lower-priced, country-ish alternative. A quick commute down a Del. 54 lined with good restaurants, pubs and bakeries, lands you in Fenwick. There’s parking at the Delaware Seashore State Park—if you get there early enough.
School District: Indian River
Taxes: 5.1991
Median home cost: $279,700
Commute: 23
Safety: 5-5
Arts and culture: 1
Shopping and dining: 3
Nightlife: 2

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  • Boscov's Christmas In July


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  • Forging Faith, Building Freedom


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  • Blue Rocks Home Game


    Come out and cheer on the Blue Rocks at Frawley Stadium!  Be sure to look at for game times and special events and...

  • Hagley Science Saturday: Tumbling Tower


    Experiment and innovate with our new series of family activities: Hagley Science Saturdays! Stop by the fourth Saturday of every month for a new...

  • 11th Annual Downtown Newark Food & Brew Festival


                Food and Brew Fest is all about celebrating the unique relationship between the culinary arts and the brewing sciences!...

  • Delaware State Fair


    Train, Zendaya, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum and others take to the stage during the annual festivities in Harrington. 

  • Howard M. Smith Diamond State Masters Regatta


    One of the East Coast’s premier regattas is a two-day event on Noxontown Pond at St. Andrew’s School in Middletown. 

  • Historic Lewes Farmers Market


    This producer-only farmers market provides fresh, local foods every Saturday morning at the Lewes Historical Society complex.

  • Happy Hour


    Various artists show their happy with this month’s theme. 

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  • 8th Run for Kids’ Health 5K


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  • 13th North Beach College Day 5K


    Time  Registration 7 a.m., race start 8 a.m. Fee $20 (until the Thursday before the race at noon) $25 after and day of event

  • Always … Patsy Cline


    See the tribute to one of the greatest singers of her generation.

  • American Idols


    John Moran presents glass sculptures of presidential busts, recast as heroes of American reality television.

  • Annual NAA Members Show


    Check out this juried, all-media show by Newark Arts Alliance members. 

  • ‘Annie’ at Longwood


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  • Clear Space Summer Repertory


    Clear Space Theatre Company presents “Sordid Lives,” a dark comedy. 

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